Just outside the entrance to the theme park is Rainforest Cafe, remarkably re-creating the sights and sounds of a rainforest. The restaurant, featuring an assortment of casual dining menu items including pastas, salads, sandwiches and desserts, can be reached from both outside and inside the park.
Discovery Island: Chefs created a special pizza crust that is baked in an open-hearth oven with a variety of unusual toppings. The restaurant walls are covered with animal murals and the ceiling is lined with colorful animal figurines.
- Flame Tree Barbecue
Discovery Island: Features wood-roasted meats with a choice of original barbecue sauce flavors - plus a special dry marinade that is rubbed into the meat before cooking.
DinoLand U.S.A.: Presented by McDonald's, the restaurant serves such favorites as Chicken McNuggets, Happy Meals, cookies, and, of course, famous McDonald's french fries. Disney chefs offer up a tempting sandwich menu that includes hot dogs, hamburgers, sandwiches and cheeseburgers with a flavorful twist.
- Tusker House Restaurant
Africa: Harambe is a diverse African-inspired buffet for lunch and dinner with carved meats and an array of interesting tastes such as chutneys, hummus, spiced tandoori tofu and couscous salad. More than a dozen South African wines are featured, many by the glass.
- Yak & Yeti Restaurant
Asia: The newest dining at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, with table-service and a full-service bar. From a bamboo steamer basket of dim sum to crispy honey chicken and seared miso salmon, Asian favorites are on the menu.